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Scientific Name Schilbe mandibularis  (Günther, 1867)
Common Name
Type Locality Bossumprah R., Ghana.
Synonym(s) Eutropius liberiensis, Eutropius mandibularis, Eutropius mentalis
Pronunciation skill bee
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Size 450mm or 17.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification .
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Distribution Africa: St. Paul in Liberia to the Prah river in Ghana. Including St. John, Farmington, Nipoué, Cavally, Néro, Sassandra, Boubo, Bandama, Agnébi, Comoé, and Tano Rivers.
African Waters, Côte de Ivoire Waters, Boubo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, St John (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Cess (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Côte de Ivoire Waters, Sassandra (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Néro (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Nipoué (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Côte de Ivoire Waters, Bandama (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Côte de Ivoire Waters, Agnébi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Côte de Ivoire Waters, Comoé (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Tano (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Feeding Feeds mainly on terrestrial insects (Hymenoptera, Hemiptera, Coleoptera) washed into the water and on mayfly larvae.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 3)v. 20 (no. 116) - pp112 [3]
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Last Update 2006 Aug 04 08:49 (species record created: 2004 Dec 03 00:00)